The bittersweet saga of the handsome colt that is wrenched from a happy country home and almost worked to death as a London cab horse is adapted for easy reading. Large type, short chapters, and expressive art make this a must for all animal lovers.
- 6, 7, 8, 9
- Interest Level
- Grades 1 - 4
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- RAD - RANDOM HOUSE, INC. (CHILDREN)
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About the Author and Illustrator
Anna Sewell Anna Sewell was the English author of the juvenile novel Black Beauty. The work, her only book, was published in 1877. Black Beauty became popular immediately, was widely translated, and eventually won acclaim as one of the most successful animal stories ever written.
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